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Longcase Clock - Gowans & Sons, Galashiels, Scotland, circa 1839 Reg. No: ST 019380
- Longcase clock, made by Gowans & Sons, Galashiels, Scotland, circa 1839.
- Break arch dial and large gilt scrolls on pediment. Painted dial with rural scene under arch and floral decoration in spandrels. Brass hands have floral motifs. Seconds dial below 2 and a calendar dial above six.
- Acquisition Information:
- Loan & Subsequent Bequest from Mr John Askew, 1982
|Dimensions:||215 cm (Height), 25 cm (Width), 45 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||calendar clocks, longcase clocks, striking clocks, james gowans, horology|
|Themes this item is part of:||Science & Measurement Collection|
|Inscriptions:||Dial is marked 'Gowans & Sons Galashiels'. Handwritten label on inside back of case: includes illegible name and place (possibly James Gowan Belfast), and '4th October 1839'.|
|Maker:||Gowans & Sons, Galashiels, Scotland, Great Britain, circa 1839|